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[Bug 6718] DNSWL whitelist corruption

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Date: Sat Dec 10 2011 - 02:45:54 GMT
To: dev@spamassassin.apache.org

https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6718

--- Comment #14 from drmres@yahoo.com 2011-12-10 02:45:54 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #12)
> (In reply to comment #3)
> > I am also not basing this on nothing. This is the result of 1200 SPAM emails
> > received in 36 hours, [...]
>
> WAY below any limits.

Below any limits for an individual with a personal account?
This is based on ONE email account.
Are YOU a spammer or part of DNSWL and/or receive funding for such?!

> Yes, this is a duplicate, original report by Darxus I believe. Yes, this is
> using an ISP's DNS server.

This is not a duplicate. This proves absolutely that DNSWL deliberately corrupt
their results.

> To the OP: It is generally highly recommended, to run your own caching,
> recursive (non-forwarding) nameserver with SA. This will immediately fix your
> problem.

Maybe. Doesn't help the other millions of users.

> > I quote:
> > "You are using a nameserver to access our services who has been doing millions
> > of queries per day since months. Since the abuse departments of these
> > nameservers did not take any action, we had to temporarily return a "listed"
> > result for all requests from these nameservers in order to protect our
> > infrastructure for all other users of our free service."
>
> Sic.

Reason to give (I quote) 'millions' of false positives?

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